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Sat04192014

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Coach Porter to help Saint Francis pitch prostate health awareness

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is sponsoring a free men’s prostate health event – PLAY HARD…. LIVE WELL – on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.

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Answering the call of Fashion Week

Fashion Week is coming to an end in New York City. I have returned home to my “regular” life of being a Mommy to Addison, publicist and Memphis belle.

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‘Feel good’ win for JSU as TSU shows ‘Classic’ resolve

 

Southern Heritage Classic fans, 43,532 of them, piled into Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium for the game last Saturday (Sept. 10), the 22nd Annual Southern Heritage Classic. 

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Wharton gets to the point during town hall session

Mayor AC Wharton Jr. on Tuesday met with mainstream civil rights organizations and local clergy in a town hall meeting to discuss his re-election platform.

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Emerging industries and markets to get MED Week focus

Minority Enterprise Development Week 2011 will be observed Oct. 3 through Oct. 7, with a multi-faceted observance unfolding in Memphis. 

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Southern Heritage Classic, a Success? Yes; Automatic? No way!

 

“It’s actually harder now than before,” said Southern Heritage Classic producer Fred Jones Jr., pausing to reflect on the game’s impact and the road that led to “The Classic” – No. 22.

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Why I love ‘the game!’

One of the few games the Liberty Bowl will be packed. / The Sonic Boom of the South, The Aristocrats. / Pom-poms, in blue and white. ...

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Southern Heritage Classic: The show goes on and on…

Ten years ago, Fred Jones Jr. was gearing up to host version No. 12 of what has become a mega-event, the annual cultural celebration known as the Southern Heritage Classic.

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<br />TSD to honor Men Of Excellence on Sept. 30

The Tri-State Defender will host its 3rd Annual Men of Excellence Reception and Awards Dinner on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at The Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. 

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Rhodes College to mark 9/11 with bells, music and community service

Rhodes College will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

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9/11 tribute to accent ‘From the Heart to the Soul’ concert

The fourth annual “From the Heart to the Soul” community concert unfolds Sunday (Sept. 11) in front of Brownlee Hall on the LOC campus.

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The pizza, the pistol and the prayer

On August 1, the body of a man in a praying position was found on a roof atop 5353 Derron. I tried to speak with the owner of the home, but he wanted nothing to do with this story.

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Classic cultural celebration

Southern Heritage Classic schedule of events

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